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 Posted 01/06/2019  7:42 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add cdn44fan to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Its made of copper or bronze, 1 inch(2.6 cm.) wide
Any info will be greatly appreciated



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@cdn44fan, looks like mid-16th Century Low Countries. I'm chasing it down now.
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 Posted 01/06/2019  8:10 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Got it! It is a 1 Oord from Brabant minted between 1578 and 1580 AD. Here is the numista link:

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces95500.html
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 Posted 01/06/2019  8:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Palouche to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That was quick! Good call !
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 Posted 01/06/2019  8:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add cdn44fan to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks a lot Spense, that is great research
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 Posted 01/06/2019  8:53 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No prob--glad to help! I wish I knew more about the Low Countries so these are great ones for me to research.
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 Posted 01/07/2019  09:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add antwerpen2306 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
it is an oord/liard struck in Antwerp , see the mintmark hand at six o'click on the obverse .A popular explanation for the name of Antwerpen is ' een hand werpen ' :throw a hand , it goes back on the legend of the giant Antigoon and the Roman soldier Brabo . albert
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